ASU Library Catalog Search
To find books by an author, start with the Author search and enter the last name first. (ex: Hartmann, Susan)
To find a book on your topic, start with the Keyword search.
o When you find a good title, follow the subject headings for more books on the topic.
o To locate the book, you need the entire call number (ex: KF224.S8 B69 2004).
o If a book you want is checked out, or if you want the book delivered from another campus library.
As an American Studies student you have a variety of databases available to search. Listed below are some relevant databases for locating journal articles & other resources:
America: History and Life
Indexes and Abstracts over 2,400 articles, bibliographic citations of reviews and dissertations on the history and culture of the USA and Canada from prehistoric to the present time.
Full-text access to journals across the disciplines
Periodical Archives Online- (1770-1995) Includes full text;
Full text archive of hundreds of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences from their first issues to 1995 Allows date-limited searching.